Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool & 10 Lessons I learned along the way Beginning at the beginning… To prepare for the start of our first homeschool year I did a lot of reading and research on methods and curriculum. I also purchased various software and resources that I believed would make our homeschool … Read more Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool: 10 Lessons I learned along the way
The journey of reaffirmation Reaffirming our reasons to homeschool… With the end of our academic year right around the corner I find myself recollecting back to when it all began. I donʻt remember the exact day or moment that the idea of homeschool came to me. Nor where it came from. But, I do remember … Read more The Journey of Reaffirmation: Our decision to Homeschool
Help!! My Homeschool plans have been Hijacked Facebook Instagram Pinterest When your awesome homeschool plans DON’T go as planned… Every year for the past 4 years Iʻve had a routine of sending my keiki to summer school at Kamehameha Schoolʻs Halau Kupukupu Academy, so that I can get some down time and re-group for the … Read more Help! My Homeschool Plans Have Been Hijacked
Tips to navigate the Homeschool curriculum maze… Aloha Kakou!! I know itʻs been awhile since my last post, but please believe that I havenʻt forgotten nor given up on my homeschooling blog. Iʻve actually been busy educating myself about homeschooling, business, blogging, and the business of starting a homeschool blog…LOL! During this time away Iʻve … Read more Tips to navigate the homeschool curriculum maze
Let the journey begin… I call homeschooling a journey or an adventure because that is what it truly is. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to homeschooling. Aside from the ones imposed by laws according to your state. I’m not here to talk about homeschooling styles or curriculum, or even planning. The … Read more 5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!
Hurricane and Homeschool a coming….. The beginning of the school year also signals the beginning of hurricane season, (for those of you that don’t live in Hawai’i and may not know). Taking his cue, hurricane Hector began his journey west across the Pacific Ocean. Currently, as I write this post; Hector is a category 4 hurricane; located … Read more Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool
The Versatility of Notebooking Pages…. Let me count the ways…. When I first started homeschooling I was lost. Lost in the curriculum fog forest, lost in homeschooling style land, yup lost. It took countless hours to figure it all out, but when I finally did I still needed a way to organize and create worksheets … Read more Why I love Notebooking Pages
Hawaiian Curriculum and Materials search….. I’ve tried to be mindful of implementing Hawaiian curriculum into our learning since we began homeschooling. I believe that our unique culture and place based knowledge have so much to offer our keiki. I also enjoy nurturing our connection to the aina. I know that the aina is an important part … Read more Hawaiian Curriculum Materials Website….Free!